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Patricia Burnham

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Patricia Burnham Patricia Ann (Orr) Burnham of Hanover, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Kendal Retirement Community where she lived. She was 81. Pat was born in Omaha, Neb. and lived in several Midwestern towns until her family moved to Illinois where Pat started the 8th grade. She attended University High School, and was awarded the Outstanding Alumni award in 2012. She was a graduate of DePauw University where she was a Phi Beta Kappa. She later earned her doctorate in Education/Administration from Illinois State University. In Illinois she taught English courses in high school and college and later worked for the Illinois Board of Education. For several years she …

‘The Hunting Ground’ Plays Out Like a Campus Horror Movie

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Hunting Ground , a documentary about sexual assault on American college campuses that will be screened Saturday at 7 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium at Dartmouth College, looks and sounds like a horror film. There are scenes of menacing-looking college campuses at night, ominous music, and young women strolling along leafy pathways, unaware …

Art Against Extremism: Abderrahmane Sissako to Receive Dartmouth Film Award

Friday, April 17, 2015

The presentation of the Dartmouth Film Award to Mauritanian-born director Abderrahmane Sissako on Tuesday is timely. The award acknowledges the rise to artistic prominence of film directors from Africa, which is a little like saying the rise to prominence of directors from Asia or Europe. Huge continent, many countries, peoples, languages and cultures. …

Elizabeth Hopkins Colt

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hanover, NH. — Elizabeth Hopkins Colt, 86, of Hanover, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Kendal at Hanover. Betsy was born in Boston, Mass., on Sept. 5, 1928, grew up in Wellesley, and graduated from Wellesley High School in 1946. She attended Vassar College, where she served as …

Liberty Utilities Seeks 55 Percent Decrease in Summer Rates

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Concord — Liberty Utilities predicts its average customers will see their monthly electric bills drop by $47 this spring, signaling an end to a winter period when electricity rates across the state spiked by as much as 100 percent in some cases. The utility announced yesterday that it …

Volunteer Spotlight: A Helping Hand at the Humane Society

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Etna — For more than 20 years, during the spring, summer and fall, Sally Batton and her family have welcomed dozens of foster kittens from the Upper Valley Humane Society into their home, caring for them and helping …

At the Hospitals: March 22, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Gets Spot On ‘Great Places to Work’ List Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock has been named one of 150 “Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by the industry journal Becker’s Hospital Review. It was selected based on its benefits …

Engagement: Csatari — Steinbaugh

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hanover — Judith B. and Thomas Csatari, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Csatari, to Michael John Steinbaugh. The bride-to-be graduated from Hanover High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in music …

Engagement: Birnie — Koch

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Hanover — Dick and Pietie Birnie, of Hanover, have announced the engagement of their son, Peter Van Dyk Birnie, to Kathryn Lang Koch. The bride-to-be is the daughter of June Koch, of Exeter, N.H., and graduated from Phillips …

Municipal Managers Decry Cost-Shifting in N.H. Budget Plan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

West Lebanon — With the New Hampshire Legislature weighing sweeping cuts to the state budget, some of which could affect services relied upon by Upper Valley residents, municipal managers this week decried what they called the prospective “downshifting” of state costs onto local government and property owners . …

Patricia S. Carruth

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Berlin, Vt. — Patricia S. Carruth, 85, of 2 North Franklin Street, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, where she had been a volunteer since its inception. Pat was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Schenectady, N.Y., the youngest daughter of George and Victoria …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

Henry R. Schramm, Sr.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Dover, N.H. — GySgt. Henry R. Schramm, Sr. (Ret.), 88, of Dover died peacefully at home in Dover on Saturday, March 7, 2015. The Gunny was born June 9, 1926 in New Haven, Conn.; son of the late Henry A. Schramm and Anna Whitney Schramm. He attended Hillhouse …